1966 in sports

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1966 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Alpine skiing edit

American football edit

Artistic gymnastics edit

Association football edit

England edit

International edit

Athletics edit

Australian rules football edit

Baseball edit

Basketball edit

Boxing edit

Canadian football edit

Cycling edit

Figure skating edit

Golf edit

  • July 24 – Tony Lema (32), American golf champion, died in an air crash at Munster, Indiana

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racing edit

Horse racing edit


Flat races

Ice hockey edit

Motorsport edit

Orienteering edit

Rugby league edit

Rugby union edit

Snooker edit

Speed skating edit

  • January 4 – death of Inga Artamonova (29), Russian world speed-skating champion, who was murdered by her husband

Tennis edit





Davis Cup

Volleyball edit

Multi-sport events edit

Awards edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Epsom Derby | History, Winners, & Facts | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved 3 January 2022.
  2. ^ "World Orienteering Championships 1966". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Our Games | Commonwealth Games Federation". thecgf.com. Archived from the original on 4 January 2022. Retrieved 4 January 2022.